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Oriana Venture
Seattle based blogger, travel junkie, and crafter.
Seattle based blogger, travel junkie, and crafter.

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Adventures in Maui: Beach Please!
  Three of My Favorite Maui Beaches #3 Mile Marker 14 / Olowalu There are plenty of shade trees to sling your hammock under at this beach. This is a wonderful boon to pale-folk such as myself. I snorkeled until my sunscreen alarm went off and then sat out u...

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Adventures in Maui: Snorkeling Olowalu
I've been doing some snorkeling at Olowalu beach right at mile post 14 on the west side of Maui. The water is shallow, I mean scratch yourself against coral shallow, but there are lots of little fish nurseries and a large variety of creatures to find if you...

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Adventures in Maui: Make-up Bag
Heading out
to Maui soon and so excited! Today I got
news that whales are passing by near the place I’ll be staying at. Very
exciting! I hope that they’ll stay in the neighborhood just for a few more days
so I get to see them in person. In the meantime, I’m...

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Adventures in Maui : Preflight
I'll be heading off to Maui for the first time ever in just a few days! Of course, I never bring checked luggage, even for a 2 week trip, so my capsule wardrobe must be able to adapt to just about any situation. There will be water activities - swimming, sa...

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Seattle Snowpocalypse!
Oh my stars - There's snow in Seattle! In winter I dress like Paddington Bear Streets are closed. Businesses are closed. Schools are closed. Roads are impassable. No one owns a shovel. There's no road salt. There's screaming in the streets...well, there's k...

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Happy Lunar New Year - Year of the Rooster
Happy Year of the Rooster everyone!   I celebrated the new year with a visit to the International District for their holiday festival. The area was full of food, people-watching, dancers, and fireworks. The streets were covered with red firework wrappers an...

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Adventure: Greenlake Corgi Walk!
Pye and I went to our first Corgi-Walk recently and took a few photos to share! It was also her first time on ice - she was scared to death at the shoreline, but once we got out there she just wanted to run out across the frozen water. So much so that she a...

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Floating: Meditation for the time-challenged
Everybody needs some time to relax. With the start of the new year and so many things happening politically, it is important to remember to take care of yourself too! Perhaps that was on the list for your New Years Resolutions? At the end of January is it s...

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A Weekend of Winter Adventures
I took a bit of a break from blogging - not because I really wanted to, but just because there was so much going on and I just didn't have the time to make blogging a priority. My apologies dear readers. I have promised myself as part on a New Year resoluti...

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Sunday Adventures at Volunteer Park Conservatory
Spent Sunday recovering from a horrible cold and strolling through the flowers and dramatic foliage at the Volunteer Park Conservatory . B was with me and he has a much better camera than mine so please enjoy the walk with us by checking out B's photos belo...
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